XAVIER Moloney will coach Swan Hill Football Club next season.
Moloney, who coaches the Swans' colts side which takes on Kerang in Sunday's first semi-final, has two years' experience as assistant coach under outgoing coach Hugh Foott.It is his first senior appointment.
Moloney said the wheels were already in motion for 2013.Ex-coaches Foott and Callan Beasy are on board again, and Moloney said they were likely to be important resources during his first year in charge.
"[They're] more than supportive of my decision," he said.
For more on this story see Wednesday's edition of The Guardian (September 5, 2012).